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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here with a friend for one night while traveling down south. It's a small and cosy hostel next to the crater. The staff was very friendly and helpfull, helping us out on what to see in the area. The hostel itself is pretty basic, breakfast and towels not included, but the ambiance was perfect!

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Hod Hasharon, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing backpackers hostel. Great atmosphere. Very helpfull staff. All facilities (Kitchen, Lobby...) are well equipped and designed such that you will feel at home. Very Clean. Great place to stay and enjoy the company of other travellers. Waiting for the next time to stay there.

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TheGreenBMR, Lee at The Green Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks Eliran for the great review and for taking the time to write it. It was a real pleasure for all of us to have you with us and we can't wait to see you again - hopeful soon. Thanks a lot! The green family

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is small and cosy, you meet other travellers and feel at home for your stay. The staff are friendly and really helpful in giving tips for hiking routes, travelling etc. Creative and fun decorations. A very positive and happy place to be, clean, I really recommend it!

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TheGreenBMR, Lee at The Green Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks a lot Sina. It was really great having you with us!! and we really appreciate you taking the time to post this great review and for the warm words. Thanks a lot and we hope we shall yet meet again! :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the hostel for a total of 5 days this summer. I had gone originally with a friend for a couple days of hiking, and I returned for the weekend and stretched out my stay as long as I could. The first thing I noticed was how quiet and peaceful it was. It is located directly across the...

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Thank Etti C
Wageningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed October 31, 2016

I slept in many hostels, but so far this is really my favorite! The staff is super friendly and helpfull; every day they check if you have questions about hikes or other stuff you want to do. The hostel has a perfect location and easy to reach (check the website for detailed travel directions). It is a perfect place to...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed October 30, 2016

I stayed 3 nights at the Green Backpackers. It was perfect! Clean, great staff, perfect location to hike the Ramon Crater. The staff will give you all the info about hikes in the area. A very comfy, homey atmosphere. The only thing I would say as a "negative" is that it is very expensive to wash clothes there.

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TheGreenBMR, Lee at The Green Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your great review and for taking the time to post it. We do really appreciate it and don't take this for granted. We are happy to hear that we managed to help you explore and hike in the Ramon crater and that you enjoyed your time here. I am sorry for the price of the laundry....

Reviewed October 13, 2016

Its location is excellent for everything, just in front of the bus stop, 4 min walk to the edge of the crater and excellent view of the sunset. The staff is really helpful and professional they know about the desert and its hike tracks all around. The hostel feels like home its really cozy and its always clean.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Lovely cozy hostel. Staff and owners were very helpful and took the time to explain the different hiking trails. Excellent facilities, super clean and nice atmosphere. The hostel is located next to the Ramon crater with many hiking trails. The nature around Mitspe Ramon is just stunning and I really enjoyed my stay there.

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TheGreenBMR, Lee at The Green Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks a lot Duco for taking the time to write this super great review. We really appreciate it and are very very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here. We hope the rest of your trip is enjoyable and that we will see you again in the future. All the best!! Lee & the rest of the green...

Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

This place is definitely the best hostel I've been in Israel! It feels like home, the staff is super friendly and the atmosphere super comfortable. The rooms are spacious and very clean, the same goes for the bathrooms! I looked the idea that for little money you can make your breakfast from their supplies (bread, spreads, cornflakes, milk, coffee, tea...)...

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Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Right next to the bus stop you'll see a place which at first doesn't look like much, but as soon as you're inside it feels like home. It's not a big crowded place which makes it easily to cook or eat outside and chill. The staff is really friendly and helps finding the perfect trail for you. You should definitly...

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TheGreenBMR, Lee at The Green Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you Annik for taking the time and posting this great review. We really appreciate it! We are happy to hear that you felt here at home :) that is really important to us. It was fun having you here and we hope we will yet meet again!! Safe travels and best of everything!!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Looking for vibrant homebase for your journey in the desert?Looking for a fun, clean and comfortable place to call home for a while? Then 'The Green Backpackers' is the place for you.The Green Backpackers offers two dorm rooms and one double, a fully equipped kitchen, a welcoming and warm living room, fresh linens, internet, laundry, full range of DVD's and most importantly - outdoor activities from hiking & backpacking to horseback riding and repelling- all is right outside our doorsteps. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Green Backpackers

Address: Nahal Sirpad 2/2, Mitspe Ramon 8060000, Israel
Location: Israel > Southern District > Mitspe Ramon
Price Range: $45 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Green Backpackers Israel/Mitspe Ramon
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“The private room is amazing. Clean, Amazing decoration, Very convinient”
 of 5 bubbles 81eliranm, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“I recommend booking a room in the main building”
 of 5 bubbles ettic, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“close to viewpoint, stuffed kitchen, tea/coffee, clean sheets”
 of 5 bubbles _Y883JY, Feb 20, 2016 | Read review
“Be Nice to the Staff Members and Volunteers”
 of 5 bubbles JD495, Dec 17, 2015 | Read review
“Great Hiking Hostel”
 of 5 bubbles Mikah635, Mar 22, 2015 | Read review
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